The Medical Book: From Witch Doctors to Robot Surgeons, 250 Milestones in the History of Medicine (BOK)

Clifford A. Pickover

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Following his hugely successful "The Math Book" and "The Physics Book", Clifford Pickover now chronicles the advancement of medicine in 250 entertaining, illustrated landmark events. Touching on such diverse subspecialties as genetics, pharmacology, neurology, sexology and immunology, Pickover intersperses obvious historical milestones; the Hippocratic Oath, general anesthesia, the Human Genome Project, with unexpected and intriguing topics like truth serum, the use of cocaine in eye surgery and face transplants.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2012 Forfatter Clifford A. Pickover
Forlag
Sterling
ISBN 9781402785856
Antall sider 528 Dimensjoner 18,5cm x 21,5cm x 3,7cm
Vekt 1465 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Popular medicine & health, History of medicine